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The HSRC Research Data Service provides a digital repository facility for the HSRC's research data in support of evidence based human and social development in South Africa and the broader region. Access to data is dependent on ethical requirements for protecting research participants, as well as on legal agreements with the owners, funders or in the case of data owned by the HSRC, the requirements of the depositors of the data. We facilitate data use by preparing comprehensive metadata and disseminating data and related documents to appropriate target audiences. Data sharing is subject to an End User License agreement. Data sets from the following projects have been curated and are available for use:

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Research data: HUMAN RIGHTS

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2020 The role of the South African Human Rights Commission in ensuring state accountability to address poverty

Since its inception at the dawn of South Africa's new democracy the South African Human Rights Commission has focused much of its efforts in...

2019 South African public opinion on family rights for lesbians and gay men: entry points for activism and interventions

The authors provide an overview of existing evidence on the issue of public opinion on gay and lesbian family rights. They begin by providin...

2019 Towards emancipatory research methodologies with children in the African context: practical possibilities and overcoming challenges

Despite having international and national legislative frameworks and policies that guarantee children's rights and encourage their participa...

2019 Human rights law: tool for achieving equality and social justice

Modern human rights law developed out of customs and theories that established the rights of the individual in relation to the state. These ...